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Definitions of apprehensive:
  • adjective:   quick to understand
    Example: "A kind and apprehensive friend- Nathaniel Hawthorne"
  • adjective:   in fear or dread of possible evil or harm
    Example: "Apprehensive for one's life"
  • adjective:   mentally upset over possible misfortune or danger etc; worried
    Example: "Felt apprehensive about the consequences"

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